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Daryl Mitchell

Daryl Mitchell is a New Zealand cricketer who represent Canterbury in domestic cricket .Also plays for the New Zealand national side in all formats. He is the son of former player and New Zealand rugby union coach John Mitchell. It didn’t take long for the Northern Districts player to create an impression.

Hence, across formats after making his First-class debut in the 2011-12 season. His versatility has been crucial to his success. Growing up in a sports family helped Daryl hone his discipline from an early age. And he gave credit to his father for this.

Moreover, Fans and English cricket critics frequently confuse him with his namesake Daryl Mitchell. Hence, who is also a right-handed batting all-rounder from England. Who has primarily played for Worcestershire at county level.

Daryl Mitchell
Daryl Mitchell

Daryl Mitchell Personal Information

Full nameDaryl Joseph Mitchell
BornMay 20, 1991, Hamilton
Shivam Dube Age32 years
Bowling StyleRight arm Medium
Batting StyleRight hand Bat
Playing roleBatting All-rounder
Birth placeHamilton
International information 
National sideNew Zealand (2019–present)
ODI shirt no.75
T20I shirt no.75

Early years of Daryl Mitchell

He was 20 years old and still in the process of completing his bachelor’s degree in sports and physical science. Therefore, when he arrived at Northern Districts in 2012.He is said to have spent five of his formative years in Perth, Australia.

And he even shared the field with notable Australian cricketers, like Andrew Tye, Marcus Harris, and Marcus Stoinis. Particularly, through the school and grade ranks in Western Australia.

Further, Daryl Mitchell, Marcus Stoinis, and Justin Langer were teammates in the WACA change rooms in March 2009. Also, celebrating Scarborough’s first-grade premiership. Mitchell represented Western Australia at the Under 19 and Under 23 levels.

Hence, the Australian Centre of Excellence in a Futures League T20 competition. During his 3 years with Hale in school cricket and 2 years with Scarborough in club cricket.

Following his outstanding performance in Australian third grade level events. Northern Districts gave him a contract. Which he gratefully accepted, and has since become a fixture on the New Zealand domestic circuit.

Further, He and his family traveled to Western Australia as teenagers in 2006. When his father, John, was appointed head coach of the Western Force rugby union team.

Domestic occupation

Northern Districts signed him to a contract for the 2018-19 season in June 2018. Mitchell will relocate from the Northern Districts to Canterbury in June 2020. Also, he earned his maiden five-wicket haul in first-class cricket against Otago in November 2020. Also in the fourth round of the 2020-21 Plunket Shield season.

Further, Mitchell was awarded his first central contract by New Zealand Cricket in May 2021, ahead of the 2021-22 season. That same month, he was signed by Middlesex for the remainder of the 2021 t20 Blast.

Hence, he was purchased by the Rajasthan Royals in February 2022. Lancashire stated in January 2023 that Mitchell would play for the county. Moreover, both the County Championship and the T20 Blast in the 2022-23 season.

International career opportunities

He was picked to New Zealand’s Twenty20 International (T20I) team for their series against India in January 2019.Hence, On February 6, 2019, he made his New Zealand T20I debut against India. He was named to New Zealand’s Test team for the second Test versus England in November 2019.

Additionally, On November 29, 2019, he made his New Zealand Test debut against England. Mitchell earned his first Test century, an unbroken 102 runs. In the 2nd Test with Pakistan in January 2021. Mitchell was picked to New Zealand’s One Day International (ODI) team for their series against Bangladesh in March 2021.

Furthermore, He made his ODI debut for New Zealand against Bangladesh on March 20, 2021. Mitchell hit his first ODI century on March 26, 2021, in the third match of the series vs Bangladesh.

Daryl Mitchell
Daryl Mitchell

Cricket World Cup 2023

He was included to New Zealand’s 15-man squad for the 50-over World Cup in India in September 2023.


From 2018 to 2020, he was also an assistant strength and conditioning coach for Waikato Rugby. Hence, He also played rugby at the high school level during the off season, particularly during the winter.


During the 2021 ICC Awards, he was named the winner of the ICC Spirit of Cricket Award 2021. Moreover, for his decision not to run for a single after realizing .He had obstructed English bowler Adil Rashid’s path.

Further, during the crucial juncture of the highly fought tense semi-final clash among England and New Zealand in Abu Dhabi. Hence, He was selected for the ICC Player of the Month award in June 2022, along with Jonny Bairstow and Joe Root.

Daryl Mitchell stats

Recent Match

New Zealand vs Pakistan17HamiltonT20I # 2430
New Zealand vs Pakistan61AucklandT20I # 2429
Canterbury vs Auckland57*ChristchurchT20
Canterbury vs Central DChristchurchT20
New Zealand vs Bangladesh1Mount MaunganuiT20I # 2425
Recent Match

Last/debut Matches of Daryl Mitchell

T20I Matches

DebutNew Zealand vs India at Wellington – 06 Feb, 2019
LastNew Zealand vs Pakistan at Hamilton – 14 Jan, 2024
T20I Match

FC Matches

DebutNorthern Dis vs Auckland at Auckland – March 18 – 21, 2012
LastBangladesh vs New Zealand at Mirpur – 06 – 09 Dec, 2023
FC Match

T20 Matches

DebutNorthern Dis vs Canterbury at Hamilton – 30 Nov, 2012
LastNew Zealand vs Pakistan at Hamilton – 14 Jan, 2024
T20 Match
Daryl Mitchell
Daryl Mitchell


  1. Who is Darryl Mitchell’s father?

John Mitchell is the father of Darryl Mitchell.

  • What is the purpose of Daryl Mitchell’s wheelchair?

Mitchell was paralyzed from the waist down on November 10, 2001. Hence, following a motorbike crash on an island nearby Beaufort, South Carolina. Further, In which he lose control of his bike after turning a corner and hitting gravel and rough pavement. He awoke in the hospital five days later.

  • Daryl Mitchell, did you play in the IPL?

Mitchell, who shone with the bat in the ODI World Cup. Also, he had already been in the IPL. In which making two outings for the Rajasthan Royals throughout the 2022 season for a base fee of Rs. 75 lakh.

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